Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/24/2016)

Finally back from a long trip to the West Coast, which allowed me to experience the wonders of Las Vegas, Carmel by the Sea, Carmel Valley and Palo Alto. But it’s good to be home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (after a five hour delay in Dallas on the return trip). Quick thanks to our friends…

Top Agents Continue Hot Streak With NFL Draft

Top sports agents, Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Segal, the president of Lagardère Sports, represented five first-rounders in last month’s draft, topping any individual agent. These players are: DE DeForest Buckner (No. 7 overall), CB Eli Apple (No. 10…

On To The Next One: Emmanuel Sanders

According to Liz Mullen, Denver Broncos wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders, has switched agents. Previously represented by Steve Weinberg, Sanders has now signed with 5 Star Athletes’ Todd France. Following Sanders’ decision to join the Broncos last off-season, his former agent took a great deal of criticism over his negotiating tactics. While some criticized how Weinberg handled Sanders’…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/19/2014)

Ever remember a crazier week for the NFL?  People are calling for Roger Goodell’s head, players are getting held out of games and practice but still earning paychecks and every day it seems like there’s a new domestic violence announcement.  After a terrible Thursday night game, can’t wait for Sunday to roll along.  And there’s…

Alabama’s AJ McCarron Secures Representation For 2014 NFL Draft

Besides head coach Nick Saban, the face of Alabama football the past few years has been quarterback A.J. McCarron.  Earlier this week, the three-year starter signed a Standard Representation Agreement with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors, Todd France and Brian Ayrault, of Five Star Athlete Management.  Five Star also recently signed top-rated defensive tackle, Louis Nix…

Top-Rated Notre Dame DT Louis Nix III Secures Five Star Athlete Management For Representation

Notre Dame DT Louis Nix III — a projected first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft — has determined who will represent him as he awaits his name being called in New York City. Five Star Athlete Management recently signed the 6-foot-3, 347-pound Nix. Agents Todd France and Brian Ayrault will represent him as he forgoes his fifth…

2013 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Picks (Player/Agent)

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Click here for a downloadable spreadsheet of the player/agent list by player position* Highlights SportStars with 21 clients selected – 8.27% (1 in 1st round) Athletes First with…

On To The Next One: Chris Houston

NFL cornerback Chris Houston was drafted out of Arkansas by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 2007 Draft.  He was selected with the #41 overall pick and signed a 4-year, $4.25 million deal with the club.  Two years into that initial contract, Houston left his initial agent, Eugene Parker, and signed with…

Batch Of New Prospect Signings By NFLPA Contract Advisors

Today was a very active day for announcing college football recruit signings made by NFLPA certified Contract Advisors. Knoxville, Tennessee-based radio host, Jimmy Hyams, tweeted that Don Yee, known by many for his representation of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, signed Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray.  Yee had no clients selected in the 2012 NFL…